Sweet Smell of Success

And Other Stories
Product Number: EB00394604
Released: Jun 05, 2014
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781468302448
Publisher: The Overlook Press
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Lehman scathingly depicts the dark side of success through the twisted relationship of Sid Wallace, an ambitious publicist, and Harvey Hunsucker, a powerful and vindictive gossip columnist, fashioned after Walter Winchell. As scandals are manufactured and reputations ruined for sport, the story spirals downward toward one last, savage act of revenge. As brutally honest as Nathanael West's The Day of the Locust, Sweet Smell of Success is one of the most enduring and provocative stories in the literature of show business.

Author(s): Ernest Lehman
Original Publish Date: Mar 31, 2000

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